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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1993

Author:
Rand H. Burns
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Rand H. Burns has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,062
Across
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Looked everywhere : COMBED
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Like Savalas or Brynner : HAIRLESS
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Section of some zoos : AVIARY
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Be creative : INNOVATE
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Sales nonpersons : VENDINGMACHINES
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Uneaten scrap : ORT
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Sinuous fish : EEL
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Choice day in Nov. : TUE
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Grassland : LEA
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Ecstatic lit. work : RHAP
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The sweat of Caesar's brow : SUDOR
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Cinéaste's product : FILM
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Roman wraps : TOGAS
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Blanc of many voices : MEL
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Aladdin's benefactor : GENIE
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Luther Adler's acting sister : STELLA
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Sacks : PILLAGES
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Coats steel, in a way : TINPLATES
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Poisonous salt : ARSENATE
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Brief, heated arguments : SETTOS
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Physicist Ohm : GEORG
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Alt. to going to Hialeah : OTB
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Cater : SERVE
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Broadsides : RAMS
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Bad-mouth : SMEAR
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Per ___ : DIEM
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___ Amin : IDI
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Air-safety agcy. : FAA
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Boo counter : RAH
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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A hardened Arden? : PETRIFIEDFOREST
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Prospective adolescents : PRETEENS
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Heroic poetry : EPOPEE
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Evaluates : ASSESSES
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Hair conditioners : RINSES
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Rollicks : CAVORTS
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Tending to scorch : OVERHOT
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Numismatic output : MINTAGE
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Inferior : BAD
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Western terminus of Clinton's ditch : ERIE
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Units of force : DYNES
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Man, objectively : HIM
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Asia Minor, of yore : ANATOLIA
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Take on, as debt : INCUR
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Architect Ludwig Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Ninth part of DIV : LVI
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Lamb or kid, old style : EANLING
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Metallic playing marble : STEELIE
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Tasty seeds : SESAMES
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Dispirited : GLUM
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Quibbles : PALTERS
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Exhaust : DEPLETE
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Enjoyed a smorgasbord : FEASTED
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Arm band : SLING
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Joys : GLEES
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Western Santa : ANA
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Platoon ldrs. : LTS
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Substance falsely tied to food poisoning : PTOMAINE
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Victor over Antony at Actium : AGRIPPA
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Circulation figures : READERS
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Longitudinal series of body segments : SOMITES
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Arm muscle : TRICEPS
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Manage : OVERSEE
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Descendants of a son of Noah : SEMITES
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Minstrel : BARD
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Strongboxes : SAFES
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Decathlete Johnson : RAFER
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Hoots of reproach : FIES
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Ariz. Amerind : HOPI
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Short way : RTE
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Seer or host follower : ESS
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Jockey Turcotte : RON

Answer summary: 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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